Programme Manager

Resource Management Ltd
14 Oct 2016
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Programme Manager Salary £75,000 - £90,000 depending on experience Benefits - 12% bonus at target, Car Allowance, Private Medical, 28 days holiday plus bank holidays, Double Match Pension contribution A 150 year old company founded on the principles of self-reliance and community, Royal London is the UK's largest mutual pensions, insurance and investment company. Group businesses provide around 9.1 million policies and employ 3,106 people across operations in London, Bath, Edinburgh, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Reading, with Group funds under management of £93.8 billion. Owned by our members, rather than by shareholders, our financial performance is robust over both the short and long term. Our aim is to become the most trusted and recommended provider of insurance and investment products in the eyes of our customers. Royal London is at the start of an ambitious programme of growth which will continue over the next 5 years and beyond. We have a permanent opportunity for 2 Programme Managers to join the expanding Group Functions Delivery team within the Group Technology and Change (GTC) department in Wilmslow. The roles will initially be aligned to the Group Finance division which is currently delivering significant transformational programmes to replace the Actuarial Modelling tool and rollout the Oracle Fusion Finance solution. There are also major regulatory projects and programmes inflight (e.g. Solvency II) and in plan (e.g. IFRS4 Ph2), which require strong Programme Managers with specific specialisms in Actuarial and/or Finance organisational and process change. Any experience of working on projects with Cloud solutions would also be desirable. The Programme Manager will work with a mix of internal senior leadership teams, resourcing partners and external consultants. As a Programme manager you will have overall responsibility for planning and managing multi-partner, major programmes (up to £50m) with large teams (100) which affect most of the organisation. The Programme Manager will ensure business outcomes and solutions are delivered to enable the business to realise benefits on time, within budget and to agreed quality standards. They will typically have had over 15 years' experience of leading Business Change and IT programmes and projects within a regulatory and Finance environment. The nature of the role requires excellent stakeholder management skills to build strong client contacts with the Exec team and senior stakeholders across Group Finance, the wider Business and GTC. None Skills, Qualifications & Experience: Strong understanding and experience of project delivery methodologies Strong understanding and experience of portfolio and project governance Excellent Finance and Actuarial technical knowledge Excellent planning, co-ordination and organisation skills Excellent leadership skills and 'can do' attitude - can inspire and energise people by gaining respect and trust Fosters a motivating, engaging and supportive environment to maximise both contribution and potential of their team members Experience of identifying and implementing process and continuous improvements, specifically in the project governance and methodology area Excellent relationship and stakeholder management skills Issue and risk management skills Presentation skills Able to maintain composure and professionalism in pressurised, stressful and uncertain situations Ability to listen, communicate, challenge and influence team members, immediate peer group and senior business management Assertiveness Applies common sense and is neither a slave to process or plan Knows their strengths and weaknesses Strong commercial awareness To apply, please use the 'Apply Online' link below. For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Jessica Alcock on This job was originally posted as

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